A season ago, Big Ten football and basketball fans had to get used to seeing the “B1G” logo on their teams’ sacred playing surfaces. The conference made the logo mandatory on all football fields, basketball courts and jerseys, and now it’s implementing the same rule across other sports. Like hockey. The first season of the new Big Ten hockey season doesn’t start until the winter, but pictures of the logo on ice have been surfacing. Above, you can see the logo in front of the blue lines, both facing mid-ice, at Ohio State. Here it is at Michigan State. This
The No. 1 Minnesota men’s hockey team was upset by WCHA rival Minnesota State 2-1 on Friday night. It was the first game of a home-and-home series. Watch the highlights now and jump inside for a Student U wrap-up of the action between Lake Superior State and Ohio State Ohio State 3, Lake Superior State 2
Devon Krogh scored Ohio State’s lone goal in a 2-1 shootout loss to Miami (OH) on Friday night at Value City Arena. Watch the recap now and jump inside for an interview with NHL player and former Buckeye R.J. Umberger. R.J. Umberger interview:
Goals from Matt Johnson and Max McCormick weren’t enough as the the Ohio State men’s hockey team lost their weekend opener against Robert Morris, 3-2. Read a full recap at OhioStateBuckeyes.com.
Ryan Dzingel had Ohio State’s lone goal late in the third period as Brady Hjelle and the Buckeyes got the shutout win against Michigan State at Munn Ice Arena on Friday night. Watch the highlights now and jump inside for a postgame interview with Dzingel. [RELATED: Find the latest updates on CCHA men’s hockey teams at CCHA.com.] Ryan Dzingel postgame interview:
Travis Statchuk and Max McCormick each scored a goal for Ohio State as the Buckeyes beat Northern Michigan 2-0 on Friday night. With the win, Brady Hjelle got his second shutout of the season. The two teams face off again Saturday night at 7:05pm ET and can be seen on the Big Ten Digital Network. Below is the complete schedule of men’s ice hockey events for BTN TV/BTN2Go as well as the Big Ten Digital Network: 2012-2013 Men’s Hockey | Find schedule for all Big Ten Digital Network web-streaming events Thursday, Oct. 11 Rochester Institute of Technology at Michigan 7:35 PM
Men’s hockey will become an official Big Ten sport in the 2013-14 academic year, so with that in mind, the Big Ten Conference office announced Thursday that its tournaments will be held at Xcel Energy Center in Saint Paul, Minn., in 2014 and 2016, and at Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, Mich., in 2015 and 2017. The inaugural Big Ten Men’s Ice Hockey Tournament will be held March 20-22, 2014, at Xcel Energy Center. The tournament moves to Joe Louis Arena the following year and will be held March 19-21, 2015, and March 16-18, 2017, in Detroit. The 2016 event
Shawn Hunwick pitched a 46-save shutout, to lead the Michigan ice hockey team to a 4-0 win at Ohio State on Friday night at Value City Arena in the final game before Sunday’s Frozen Diamond Faceoff. Watch the highlights now. Read the full Michigan recap at MGoBlue.com. Bookmark our Olympic Sports TV Schedule, so you don’t miss any of the upcoming action in a variety of sports.
Several Big Ten teams around the conference were in action on Friday night, including the Michigan-Northwestern wrestling match. In the season opening Big Ten dual, the Wolverines came out on top 28-9 over Northwestern. Watch the highlights now and jump inside for a wrap-up from a wrestling showdown between Ohio State and Nebraska and an interview from the women’s hockey match-up between Wisconsin and Minnesota game. Nebraska wrestling team topped the Buckeyes, 18-16: Also, the Wisconsin women’s hockey team beat Minnesota Gophers, 4-3:
Several Big Ten teams around the conference were in action on Friday night, including the Ohio State men’s hockey team. The Buckeyes welcomed Lake Superior State to Value City Arena and skated to a 5-2 win. Watch the highlights now and jump inside for highlights from Michigan State’s hockey game against Bowling Green, a wrestling showdown between Illinois and Iowa and basketball highlights from Northwestern’s game against Mississippi Valley State. Michigan State men’s ice hockey beat Bowling Green 5-1. The Iowa men’s wrestling wins the showdown against Illinois, 20-13. Also, unbeaten Northwestern rode a hot first half to a 92-67